ALISS Visit to Shakespeare’s Globe Library and Archives

ALISS (Association of Librarians and Information professionals in the Social Sciences) are pleased to announce an opportunity to visit the library and archives of the Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre.

The library supports the work of Globe research and includes materials relating to Shakespeare, and early plays and performance and the social history of the theatre.

Archives at the Globe include:
· The performance archive: Recordings, prompt books, wardrobe bibles, and a range of reviews and ephemera from Globe productions since 1996.
· The costume archive: A selection of costumes created by Jenny Tiramani for the Globe’s original practices productions, using carefully researched and reproduced Elizabethan techniques.
· The institutional archive: Correspondence, administrative papers and photographs documenting the decades of planning, persistence, and enthusiasm that led to the reconstruction of Shakespeare’s Globe as a fully functioning performance space

The visit will incorporate a tour of the service and an opportunity to meet staff and here about their work. The visit will last approximately 1.5 hours

There is no charge for ALISS Members. Non members £5

To  reserve a place please contact: Heather Dawson, ALISS Secretary:

Library & Archive
Shakespeare’s Globe
21 New Globe Walk

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